Application of Ethical Codes
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Clinical supervisors are expected to be familiar with and uphold the ethical codes, standards, and practices identified by the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association when acting in the role as clinical supervisor. Being familiar with these codes and standards helps to ensure the welfare of the patient as well as the educational and training experience of the supervisee. This assignment will allow the learner to become familiar with the expectations of the APA and ACA. The learner will be able to compare the standards for each standards body and apply the standards to an ethical problem that, as a leader, they may find themselves facing when in the field.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
• Instructors will be using a grading rubric to grade the assignments. It is recommended that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
• Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
• This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Write a 1,000–1,250-word paper that discusses an approach to take when faced with an ethical problem. Include the following in your paper: